Abu Dhabi Emergency, Crisis and Disasters Committee for the Covid-19 Pandemic

Abu Dhabi Emergency, Crisis and Disasters Committee for the Covid-19 Pandemic

About the Committee

The Abu Dhabi Emergency, Crisis and Disasters Committee includes representatives of a number of local government entities and global experts, with the aim of setting pandemic response policies and plans, including implementing and updating preventive measures, including quarantine and testing protocols, assessing risks, supporting business continuity, and proposing strategies and solutions to help mitigate the effects of the pandemic and accelerate health and economic recovery.

Using specialised teams to manage and implement health, security and logistical operations, the committee plays an instrumental role in guiding and coordinating response efforts with various government entities and driving public and private sector collaboration to tackle the pandemic.

COVID-19 Updates

Check the most up-to-date procedures for staying safe when entering and in Abu Dhabi. 

24/7 Istijaba Call Centre

The Abu Dhabi Emergency, Crisis and Disasters Committee has approved expanding the remit of ISTIJABA emergency call centre to provide all information related to the pandemic in the emirate through a unified and dedicated communications channel operating 24/7. ISTIJABA call centre is available via the toll-free number 800 1717 or +971 800 1717 when calling from outside the UAE, and responds to queries related to Covid-19 tests and vaccinations, the emirate’s quarantine and isolation process, and mental health support.

ISTIJABA also responds to queries about the committee’s decisions and preventive and precautionary measures in the emirate, procedures to enter Abu Dhabi and for safe entry into public places, and Alhosn app for all users in the UAE.